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Volvo Construction Equipment’s new high-reach excavator is their largest in North America, reaching up to 118 feet high. The EC750E HR is a versatile and powerful demolition excavator. Easily reconfigured using extensions and different boom sets, this multi-use excavator is capable of handling up to 8,000 pound tools.
March 13, 2019

Terex Corporation recently announced their decision to sell Demag Mobile Cranes to Tadano Ltd. for its approximate $215 million enterprise value. Demag Mobile Cranes manufactures and sells large crawler cranes and all terrain cranes and will continue to do so under its new global crane parent company. The sale is set to close mid-2019, provided government regulatory approvals, and the deal struck will provide Tadano with several Demag sales and service locations, as well as the manufacturing facilities in Zweibrucken, Germany.
March 11, 2019

WasteExpo, North America’s largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, is happening May 6-9, 2019, in Las Vegas. Over the past 50 years, WasteExpo has helped usher in more significant industry innovations than any other—and the future looks even more promising.
March 11, 2019

Morbark debuted their brand new Rayco T415 forestry mulcher and hydra-stumper as a powerful and versatile addition to their lineup. This new model allows customers to change between a Hydra Stumper stump cutter attachment and a Predator forestry mower/mulcher head for optimal adaptability. This is the perfect machine for land-clearing and construction companies, pipeline contractors, real estate developers, and electric utility contractors, as it gets big jobs done swiftly.
March 9, 2019

Vermeer Corporation recently announced their decision to enter into a partnership with Ontario based Tubeline Manufacturing, wherein Tubeline will help to expand the Vermeer line of hay and forage tools. This collaboration will allow Vermeer to better serve customers in provinces of Ontario, Quebec, and Maritimes.
March 8, 2019

Case IH Early Riser planters are getting a high tech upgrade this spring with the addition of new layers of of high-definition through the new Climate Corporation FieldView Cab app with FieldView Drive technology. Operators will no longer need to purchase a display exclusively for FieldView, and the tech will be available for operators of 2000 series Early Riser planters paired with a Case IH tractor that is equipped with Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) AccuGuide autoguidance. The new HD tech will display row-by-row data visualization, autoguidance line sharing, mapping, and more.
March 7, 2019

Hitachi introduced their brand new Hitachi Grade Guidance system. Factory-integrated and developed in cooperation with Topcon, this guidance system leverages the latest tech and components to create a “one-stop-shop” for efficient precision excavation.
March 6, 2019

As of late February, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) confirmed plans to invest an overall $4.5 billion in five of its existing Michigan plants. FCA will also work with the state of Michigan, as well as the city of Detroit, to build a new assembly plant within its city limits; an investment that will create an estimated 6,500 new jobs. The move will increase capacity for the growing demand of Jeep and Ram brands, including more electrified models and the production of two new Jeep-branded white space products.
March 5, 2019

2019’s 11th International Fair of Road Transport - Commercial Vehicles ROTRA is drawing near, taking place this May 14-16th in Targi Kielce, Poland. You’ll want to save the date for this “everything about road transport” expo. The event has been assembled specifically for the market producers of utility vehicles, helping them to meet the ever-growing demands and needs of their clients.
March 4, 2019

Tigercat has released the largest machine in their forestry line-up to date, the 890 logger. This heavy-duty, purpose-built forestry carrier is Tigercat’s highest capacity machine, weighing 105,600 lbs, and can be configured for loading, shovel logging, or processing. The new logger comes equipped with a FPT C87 engine, delivering 245 kW (330 hp) at 2,000 rpm for Tier 2 and Tier 4 emission compliance.
February 28, 2019

New Holland announced the debut of their GENESIS T8 Series tractor, equipped with Precision Land Management (PLM) Intelligence, New Holland’s intuitive precision farming platform. The new tractor was built in-house from square one and designed for adaptability to each individual farmer’s unique needs, featuring customizable controls, improved visibility, and enhanced comfort. The GENESIS T8 also utilizes advanced connectivity between operators, vehicles, advisors, and dealers in order to reduce downtime and improve productivity.
February 27, 2019

New Case IH 3100 Series II rigid and flex draper headers are here and ready to deliver unmatched harvest performance. The headers boast an impressive 118 product enhancements since the introduction of the original 3100 Series draper header. Improvements include improved durability, increased reliability, and ground-following capabilities.
February 26, 2019

John Deere is releasing an update of their G-Series Swing Machines, meant to improve the operator experience. This update comes as a direct result of feedback from customers, and changes include a new design for improving serviceability and increased productivity and uptime. The eight new models, the 2154G, 2156G, 2654G, 2656G, 3154G, 3156G, 3754G, and 3756G, are built for the toughest of jobs with reliability at the forefront.
February 25, 2019

John Deere is expanding their lineup of 6R Tractors with the addition of two new models, the 6230R and 6250R. These faster, stronger, and smarter tractors aim to bring operators an all encompassing hauling, transport, and loader work solution.
February 24, 2019

Despite the appearance of rain, sleet, and snow, this year’s World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Academy & Expo hit record attendance numbers with 10,063 people registered - a 28 percent increase over last year’s attendance in Houston. With attendees from all 50 states making appearances, as well as all 10 Canadian provinces, the state of Indiana alone saw over 1500 people coming to the expo. International attendance increased 10 percent as well, with delegations as far as Nigeria and Russia making their way to the trade show that was held in Indianapolis on February 12-14th.
February 22, 2019

A division of Liebherr is celebrating their 50-year anniversary this February 22nd! On this day in 1969, Hans Liebherr founded Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH, a divisional controlling company for mobile cranes. Fast forward to today, and the company has approximately 3,600 employees producing around 1,800 machines every year.
February 21, 2019

The Toro Company recently announced that they will be acquiring privately-held The Charles Machine Works, Inc. for $700 million in cash, subject to specific adjustments set forth under the definitive agreement. The Charles Machine Works, Inc. corporation is an Oklahoma parent company of many leading brands in the underground construction market, including Ditch Witch. While the transaction is still subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals, the deal should be closed before the end of Toro’s third fiscal quarter of 2019.
February 20, 2019

Komatsu America Corp. announced yesterday that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the forestry machine manufacturer, TimberPro. Komatsu is expected to close on this deal on April 1, 2019, subject to all closing conditions being met.
February 20, 2019

Case IH is enhancing two-way data sharing by teaming up with six initial partners to further promote seamless data transfer capabilities between their AFS Connect farm management system and their growing list of third party service providers. With this partnership, producers can seamlessly share in-depth, agronomic data through AFS Connect, which is Case IH’s Advanced Farming Systems precision farming suite. This data sharing will ultimately optimize productivity and in-field efficiency.
February 19, 2019

Cat has recently made a 2019 update to their M Series Medium Wheel Loaders, including the 950M through the 982M. This product update package includes technology that will feature emissions control strategies to meet EU Stage V standards (EU only), expanded productivity measurement tools, remote software update capabilities, and refinements in ground engaging tool and coupler systems, as well as contributing to lower operating costs via extended service intervals. Cat regularly provides periodic updates in order to provide new and improved features for their customers on a quicker, more frequent scale than would be possible for New Product Introduction (NPI) cycles. The update will also enhance the operator experience with new seats and suspensions.
February 18, 2019

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